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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
president obama talks about the economy and his call for increasing the minimum wage. in his speech the president will address the income gap between rich and poor. yesterday the subject was health care, the president urging americans to give his affordable care act a second look. major garrett reports. >> reporter: president obama asked the country for a second chance. as he did so, the president joked about the wild promises, his words, that he made about the health care law itself. promises will be fewer in the future, the president said. adding improved performance will turn obama care around. >> our poor execution in the first couple of months on the website clouded the fact that there are a whole bunch of people who stand to benefit. now this we now that we're getting technology fixed, we need to go back and take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families, and maybe it won't make a difference right now fw you're feeling healthy, but i promise you, if somebody in your family, heaven forbid, gets sick, you'll
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> a federal reserve survey found the economy held steady during the 16-day government shoulddown. the government released its beige book survey yesterday. seven of the bank's 12 banking districts found the growth moderate. most will not change its stimulus program when it meets on december 17th. >>> start the presses. "newsweek" is going back into print. paper copies of "newsweek" will begin rolling off the presses next year. "newsweek" stopped publishing print editions a year ago. the magazine's owner, ibt media, wants the weekly version to be paid for by subscription fees instead of advertising. no word on how much that magazine will cost. >>> well, the super bowl is still two months away but all the ad spots for the game broadcast have been sold. that's one month earlier than last month's game. fox sports says one reason is that the super bowl will be played in the new york market. it's estimated that some 30-second spots sold for more than $4 million. >>> and, anne-marie, you have a smartphone, right? maybe a smart tv? but how about a smart bra? well, it's a concept from micr
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
program. the economy has added an average of 202,000 jobs a month from august to october. the unemployment level stands at 7.3%. indications that the fed may cut back its economic stimulus sent stocks lower on wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost 68 points, its fifth straight day of decline. the nasdaq fell 4 points. asian markets were cautious ahead of the u.s. jobs report. tokyo's nikkei gained nearly 1% and hong kong's hang seng added a fraction. >>> general motors is pulling most of its chevrolet brand from europe. most chevy sales in europe will end by the beginning of 2016. gm says it will concentrate its european sales efforts on its german made opal brand. they'll offer the corvette throughout europe. >>> and fast food workers demonstrated for higher wages yesterday. protests and work stoppages were held across the country. the effort to raise the minimum wage to $16 an hour began about a year ago led by the service employees international union. >>> and when a tennessee couple ordered breakfast at mcdonald's, drive-through, they got bucks instead. greg and stacy terr
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
officials expect continued improvement in the nation's economy in the next year. the feds have repeatedly criticized the program. the new york times says the plan to cut the bond buying program could come next week. >>> gasoline prices are moving higher. the average price of a gallon of regular nationwide increased 3 cents over the past two weeks to $3.28. the lundberg survey says prices at the pump have risen 6 cents over the past nine months after a three-week decline. >>> and "frozen" frosted ""the hunger games."" the disney animation took first place with $31 million in ticket sales. after dominating the box office for two weeks "the hunger games: catching fire" came in second. "out of the furnace" was a distant third at $5 million. >> i sense the theme, we're moving to cold weather so that's something we want to see on the big screens or something along those lines. >> how parallelous. >> thanks a lot, wendy. >>> straight ahead, your monday morning weather. and in sports, follow the bouncing ball. the steelers try to lateral their way across the dolphins. we'll let you know if it wor
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)